Davies New Colours - 1871- 1873  Perforation "12.5"
SG. 132  -  CP. A1q (1)  -  Scott. 39

  
The SG.132, CP. A1q (1), Scott 39, 1d Red-brown (intermediate plate wear), the changed colour 1d Brown, printed by Davies on the large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12.5. This stamp has the “AK1” Duplex cancellation of Auckland. This stamp sows to variations being, Top left corner frame extended, and Unusual scar line on the Queens Forehead.
  

Davies New Colours - 1871 - 1873 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 132  -  CP. A1q (2)   -  Scott. 39

The SG.132, CP. A1q (2), Scott 39, 1d Reddish-brown (extended plate wear), the changed colour 1d Brown, printed by Davies on the large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12.5
This stamp using retro-reveal shows a “05” number, the number to the Dunedin  District Office of Waikouaiti.
  

Davies New Colours - 1871 - 1873 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 132  -  CP. A1q (3)   -  Scott. 39

The SG.132a, CP. A1q (3), Scott 39, 2d Brown (plate wear as in A1q (2)), the changed colour 1d Brown, printed by Davies on the large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12.5.  This stamp using retro-reveal shows a GM 1 Number “20”, of Greymouth. Transferred from Queenstown and put into service at Grey River.
  
    

Davies New Colours - 1871 - 1873 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 132a  -  CP. A1q (4)   -  Scott. 39

The SG.132a, CP. A1q (4), Scott 39, 1d Reddish Brown with advanced plate wear, the changed colour 1d Brown, printed by Davies on the large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12.5. The stamp shows a line in the “N” in Zealand.
    

Davies New Colours - 1871 - 1873 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 132a -  CP. A1q (4)   -  Scott. 39

The SG.132a, CP. A1q (4), Scott 39, 1d Reddish Brown with advanced plate wear, the changed colour 1d Brown, printed by Davies on the large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12.5. This stamps postmark is not fully discernible but it has a Otago Province cancellation starting with “02" and the third number readable.

Davies New Colours - 1871 - 1873 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 132a  -  CP. A1q (4)   -  Scott. 39

  The SG.132a, CP. A1q (4), Scott 39, 1d Reddish Brown with advanced plate wear, the changed colour 1d Brown, printed by Davies on the large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12.5. This stamp has the Perkins Bacon 8 worn “8” Obliterator cancellation of Wanganui. The Top frame line goes from thick to thin and the value Tab top and bottom and postage frame are very inconsistent.   
Plated as Row 4No. 11 having re-entry in top corner of “O” of one.

Davies New Colours - 1871 - 1873 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 132a  -  CP. A1q (4)   -  Scott. 39

The SG.132a, CP. A1q (4), Scott 39, 1d Reddish Brown with advanced plate wear, the changed colour 1d Brown, printed by Davies on the large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12.5. This stamp has the Perkins Bacon 8 worn “8” Obliterator cancellation of Wanganui. There are signs of doubling of the Top and Bottom frame line and two brown marks in a line within the “N” of New Zealand.
  

Davies New Colours - 1871 - 1873 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 132a  -  CP. A1q ( 4 )   -  Scott. 39

The SG.132a, CP. A1q (4), Scott 42 var, used pair of the 1d Reddish Brown, advanced plate wear, printed by Davies on the large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12.5. Stamp 1 (LHS) has a dot in the margin and marks between the A&L of Zealand. Stamp 2 (RHS) has a doubling of the top frame line and (RHS) of the “T” of Postage is offset.
  

Davies New Colours - 1871 - 1873 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 132a  -  CP. A1q ( 4 )   -  Scott. 39

The SG.132a, CP. A1q (4), Scott 39 var, 1d Brown, the changed colour 1d Brown, printed by Davies on the large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12.5. This stamp is unused and has advanced plate wear.
  

Davies New Colours - 1871 - 1873 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 132a  -  CP. A1q (5)   -  Scott. 39

The SG.132a, CP. A1q (5), Scott 39, 1d Brown (with plate wear as in A1q (4)) the changed colour 1d Brown, printed by Davies on the large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12.5.

This stamp manuscript cancellation as shown in the Postage Stamps of NZ Vol. III. It is figure 227 but the post office has not been confirmed. There are signs ofdoubling of the Top frame line.
  

Davies New Colours - 1871 - 1873 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 132a  -  CP. A1q (5)   -  Scott. 39

The SG.132a, CP. A1q (5), Scott 39, 1d Brown (with plate wear as in A1q (4)) the changed colour 1d Brown, printed by Davies on the large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12.5.  

. This stamp has the Dunedin Duplex Cancellation No. 10 “O” part.

Davies New Colours - 1871 - 1873 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 132a  -  CP. A1q (5)   -  Scott. 39

The SG.132a, CP. A1q (5), Scott 39, 1d Brown (with plate wear as in A1q (4)) the changed colour 1d Brown, printed by Davies on the large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12.5. This stamp looks to have Had a Christchurch datestamp placed over the top of a obliterator cancel.

Davies New Colours - 1871 - 1873 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 132a  -  CP. A1q (5)   -  Scott. 39

The SG.132a, CP. A1q (5), Scott 39, 1d Brown (with plate wear as in A1q (4)) the changed colour 1d Brown, printed by Davies on the large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12.5. There are signs of doubling of the Top frame line.

Davies New Colours - 1871 - 1873 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 132a  -  CP. A1q (5)   -  Scott. 39

The SG.132a, CP. A1q (5), Scott 39, 1d Brown (with plate wear as in A1q (4)) the changed colour 1d Brown, printed by Davies on the large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12.5. This stamp has the Dunedin District Office number cancellation “023” of Dunstan (Clyde).      
Shown here with an image derived from the programme
Retroreveal.
                       

Davies New Colours - 1871 - 1873 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 132a  -  CP. A1q ( X )   -  Scott. 39

The SG.132a var, CP. A1q (X), Scott 39a, 1d Brown the changed colour 1d Brown, printed by Davies on the large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12.5. This stamp has advanced plate wear. The stamp is used provisionally imperforate. This stamp has Doubling of top frame line and letters in the value tab.

Davies New Colours - 1871 - 1873 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 132a  -  CP. A1q ( Y )   -  Scott. 42

  
The SG.132a, CP. A1q (Y), Scott 42 var, 1d Brown, the changed colour 1d Brown, printed by Davies on the large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12.5. This stamp has mixed perforations with perf 10 machine. It has the Perkins Bacon 5A, “5” of Bluff Harbor (Campbelltown from 1st March 1863). The bottom frame line is uneven and there is a large  White spot under the “D” of Zealand.   Plated as Row 4 No. 11 having re-entry in top corner of “O” of one.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 133  -  CP. A2s ( -- )   -  Scott. 40

The SG.133 a Davies printing of the 2d Verrmillion. This variety is printed on the large star watermarked paper and perforated 12 1/2. There is alot of varieties (retouches) and a challenge can be to try and locate the position in the plate the stamp came from.

​This stamp  has  a Perkins Bacon Obliterator "11" of Otaki (narrow spaced).

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 133  -  CP. A2s ( -- )   -  Scott. 40

The SG.133 a Davies printing of the 2d Verrmillion. This variety is printed on the large star watermarked paper and perforated 12 1/2. There is alot of varieties (retouches) and a challenge can be to try and locate the position in the plate the stamp came from.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 133  -  CP. A2s ( -- )   -  Scott. 40

The SG.133 a Davies printing of the 2d Verrmillion. This variety is printed on the large star watermarked paper and perforated 12 1/2. There is alot of varieties (retouches) and a challenge can be to try and locate the position in the plate the stamp came from.

This has the Perkins Bacon Obilerator "15" of Nelson, District.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 133  -  CP. A2s ( -- )   -  Scott. 40

The SG.133 the changed colour 2d Vermillion, printed by Davies on the large star watermarked paper.

This has a class "A" postmark of "Hokitika".

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 133a  -  CP. A2s (W)   -  Scott. 40
​Damaged and Retouched Plate - Row 17 - No. 9

This SG.133 is one of the "Retouched Positions" above Row 18. The stamp characteristics are a blotchy overall appearance in the pre-touch state, with least affected lines above the left shoulder. Initial retouching was effective, with graver slips leaving lines in the first "E" of "PENCE" and the "P" of "POSTAGE" . Later wear affected all but the left side and showed the deeper cuts.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 133  -  CP. A2s ( -- )   -  Scott. 40
​Damaged and Retouched Plate - Row 20 - No. 3

This SG.133 is one of the "Retouched Positions" on the Left Side of Row 20, No.3. The stamp characteristics are wear and colour on the letters show on the pre-touch copy, more in the right than the left. Both sides were re-touched as seen on the third stamp of the strip, with the left more strengthened than needing full work. Wear continued in most, but not as much in the both right quadrant.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 134  -  CP. A2s ( -- )   -  Scott. 40a

The SG.134 a Davies printing of the 2d Verrmillion. This variety is printed on the large star watermarked paper and perforated 12 1/2. There is alot of varieties (retouches) and a challenge can be to try and locate the position in the plate the stamp came from.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 134  -  CP. A2s ( -- )   -  Scott. 40a

The SG.134 a Davies printing of the 2d Verrmillion. This variety is printed on the large star watermarked paper and perforated 12 1/2. There is alot of varieties (retouches) and a challenge can be to try and locate the position in the plate the stamp came from.

This stamp has the "5" obliterator cancel of "---"?

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 134  -  CP. A2s ( -- )   -  Scott. 40a

The SG.134 a Davies printing of the 2d Verrmillion. This variety is printed on the large star watermarked paper and perforated 12 1/2. There is alot of varieties (retouches) and a challenge can be to try and locate the position in the plate the stamp came from.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 134  -  CP. A2s ( -- )   -  Scott. 40a

The SG.134 a Davies printing of the 2d Verrmillion. This variety is printed on the large star watermarked paper and perforated 12 1/2. There is alot of varieties (retouches) and a challenge can be to try and locate the position in the plate the stamp came from.

This has the "070" cancellation of Wellington.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 134  -  CP. A2s ( -- )   -  Scott. 40a

The SG.134 a Davies printing of the 2d Verrmillion. This variety is printed on the large star watermarked paper and perforated 12 1/2. There is alot of varieties (retouches) and a challenge can be to try and locate the position in the plate the stamp came from.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 134  -  CP. A2s ( -- )   -  Scott. 40a

The SG.134 a Davies printing of the 2d Verrmillion. This variety is printed on the large star watermarked paper and perforated 12 1/2. There is alot of varieties (retouches) and a challenge can be to try and locate the position in the plate the stamp came from.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 134  -  CP. A2s ( -- )   -  Scott. 40a

The SG.134 a Davies printing of the 2d Verrmillion. This variety is printed on the large star watermarked paper and perforated 12 1/2. There is alot of varieties (retouches) and a challenge can be to try and locate the position in the plate the stamp came from.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 134  -  CP. A2s ( -- )   -  Scott. 40a

The SG.134 a Davies printing of the 2d Verrmillion. This variety is printed on the large star watermarked paper and perforated 12 1/2. There is alot of varieties (retouches) and a challenge can be to try and locate the position in the plate the stamp came from.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 134  -  CP. A2s ( -- )   -  Scott. 40a

The SG.134 a Davies printing of the 2d Verrmillion. This variety is printed on the large star watermarked paper and perforated 12 1/2. There is alot of varieties (retouches) and a challenge can be to try and locate the position in the plate the stamp came from.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 135  -  CP. A5k ( 1 )   -  Scott. 41

The SG.135 the 6d, printed by Davies on  unwatermarked paper and having a perforation of 12 1/2.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 135  -  CP. A5k ( 1 )   -  Scott. 41

The SG.135 the 6d, printed by Davies on  unwatermarked paper and having a perforation of 12 1/2.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 135  -  CP. A5k ( 1 )   -  Scott. 41

The SG.135 the 6d, printed by Davies on  unwatermarked paper and having a perforation of 12 1/2.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 135  -  CP. A5k ( 1 )   -  Scott. 41

The SG.135 the 6d, printed by Davies on  unwatermarked paper and having a perforation of 12 1/2.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 135  -  CP. A5k ( 2 )   -  Scott. 41

The SG.135 the 6d, printed by Davies on  unwatermarked paper and having a perforation of 12 1/2.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 135  -  CP. A5k ( 2 )   -  Scott. 41

The SG.135 the 6d, printed by Davies on  unwatermarked paper and having a perforation of 12 1/2.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 135  -  CP. A5k ( 2 )   -  Scott. 41

The SG.135 the 6d Blue, printed by Davies on large star paper and having a perforation of 12 1/2.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 136  -  CP. A5k ( 3 )   -  Scott. 41

The SG.136 the 6d Pale blue, printed by Davies on  large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12 1/2.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 135  -  CP. A5k ( 6 )   -  Scott. 41

The SG.135 the 6d Dull deep blue, printed by Davies on  large star watermarked paper and having a perforation of 12 1/2.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 136  -  CP. A5k ( 3 )   -  Scott. 41

The SG.136 the 6d, printed by Davies on  unwatermarked paper and having a perforation of 12 1/2. 

This has the "070" cancel of Wellington.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 136  -  CP. A5k ( 3 )   -  Scott. 41

The SG.136 the 6d, printed by Davies on  unwatermarked paper and having a perforation of 12 1/2.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 136  -  CP. A5k ( 3 )   -  Scott. 41

The SG.136 the 6d, printed by Davies on  unwatermarked paper and having a perforation of 12 1/2.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 136  -  CP. A5k ( 4 )   -  Scott. 41

The SG.136 the 6d, printed by Davies on  unwatermarked paper and having a perforation of 12 1/2.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 136  -  CP. A5k ( 6 )   -  Scott. 41

The SG.136 the 6d, printed by Davies on  unwatermarked paper and having a perforation of 12 1/2.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 136  -  CP. A5k ( 6 )   -  Scott. 41

The SG.136 the 6d, printed by Davies on  unwatermarked paper and having a perforation of 12 1/2.

Davies New Colours - 1871 Perforation "12.5"
SG. 136  -  CP. A5k ( 6 )   -  Scott. 41

The SG.136 the 6d, printed by Davies on  unwatermarked paper and having a perforation of 12 1/2.